1 Samuel 8:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
And it cameוַיְהִ֕י
(vay·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
about when 
 
3512c: according as, as, whenfrom a preposition prefix and asher
Samuelשְׁמוּאֵ֑ל
(she·mu·'el;)
8050: "name of God," a prophet of Isr.from shem and el
was oldזָקֵ֖ן
(za·ken)
2204: to be or become oldfrom the same as zaqan
that he appointedוַיָּ֧שֶׂם
(vai·ya·sem)
7760: to put, place, seta prim. root
his sonsבָּנָ֛יו
(ba·nav)
1121: sona prim. root
judgesשֹׁפְטִ֖ים
(sho·fe·tim)
8199: to judge, governa prim. root
over Israel.לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
(le·yis·ra·'el.)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el







KJV Lexicon
And it came to pass when Samuel
Shmuw'el  (sehm-oo-ale')
heard of God; Shemuel, the name of three Israelites -- Samuel, Shemuel.
was old
zaqen  (zaw-kane')
to be old -- aged man, be (wax) old (man).
that he made
suwm  (soom)
to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically)wholly, work.
his sons
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
judges
shaphat  (shaw-fat')
to judge, i.e. pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate
over Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And it came about when Samuel was old that he appointed his sons judges over Israel.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges over Israel.

International Standard Version
When Samuel became old, he appointed his sons judges over Israel.

NET Bible
In his old age Samuel appointed his sons as judges over Israel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Samuel was old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.
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